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Grass Roots Radio Activists Meet On the Future of Community Radio

August 25, 1999
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The efforts to move non-commercial radio forward, including the struggles at Pacifica Radio, have made headlines over the last six months. But the movement to advance community radio is also a global one. At a conference this last weekend in Maine, people from grass-roots radio networks in the US held their fourth annual gathering, this time with guests from AMARC, an international coalition of community radio stations around the world.

Guest:

  • Frieda Werden, from WINGS (Women’s International News Gathering Service).

Contact:

  • To learn more about the World Association of Community Broadcasters you can contact Frieda Werden at wings@wings.org.

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